HC Deb 04 March 1963 vol 673 cc9-10W
62. Dame Irene Ward

asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science which advisory committee on nuclear marine propulsion advised on the selection of the two reactors from the original five under consideration.

Mr. Denzil Freeth

The Working Group on Marine Reactor Research set up jointly by my noble Friend and the Minister of Transport, under the Chairmanship of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport. The Working Group set up a Panel with Professor Diamond of Manchester University as Chairman to make the technical assess- ment of the various reactors under consideration. Representatives of the Atomic Energy Authority, Lloyd's Register, the British Ship Research Association and the Admiralty served on this panel.

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